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Overview

"If [an] athlete is serious about getting considerably stronger, he needs to incorporate at least one explosive exercise into his routine. And more is even better." - Bill Starr

The barbell lifts include both power lifting and olympic lifting and greatly emphasize the strength, power, and speed aspects (among others) of CrossFit's ten general physical skills.  Proven competency in each of these lifts is a good indication of overall strength and explosiveness.


Results

[ 6 Months | 1 Year | All Time ]
Lift Date Result From Workout
Deadlift March 02, 2019 2 reps @ 245 lbs Deadlift 10-8-6-4-2-4-6-8-10
Back Squat November 14, 2018 5 reps @ 175 lbs Back Squat : 5-5-5-5
Front Squat November 17, 2018 3 reps @ 165 lbs Front Squat : 3-3-3-3
Overhead Squat March 04, 2019 5 reps @ 125 lbs Overhead Squat : 5-5-5-5-5
Thruster March 22, 2019 27 reps @ 65 lbs CrossFit Games Open 19.5 - Rx'd
Shoulder Press NA NA NA
Push Press November 14, 2018 45 reps @ 95 lbs 21-15-9: Push Press and Kettlebell Swings
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Power Snatch November 20, 2018 1 rep @ 105 lbs Power Snatch 1-1-1-1
Power Clean January 04, 2019 1 rep @ 155 lbs 30 times Holleyman
Clean & Jerk December 14, 2018 2 reps @ 155 lbs Clean & Jerk : 2 Rep Max
Bench Press NA NA NA

CrossFit Journal Articles

Read more about The Lifts.

The Burgener Warmup -Mike Burgener
The Stance -Mike Burgener
Clean and Jerk -Mike Burgener
The High Hang Snatch -Mike Burgener
Reviewing The Snatch -Mike Burgener
Receiving The Bar -Mike Burgener
Snatch Grip Position -Mike Burgener